Looking for things to do this week?

We’ve rounded up some of the most interesting photography things to do across the UK this week.

While they may not appeal to everyone, hopefully the list of exhibitions, talks and workshops will give you inspiration to explore photography this November.

Check out our list below.

Beyond Words Photography Exhibtion

Credit: Eleonora Oleotto Essenza

Diana Dias-Leao, a glass artist, and Eleonora Oleotto, a PhotoAid Photographer, have joined together to hold exhibitions of glass and photography works donated by artists to be sold in order to raise as much money as possible for the Grenfell Tower survivors. Dias-Leao has been given space in two galleries in Faroe Road and Masbro Road for the exhibitions.

Sunday: A Portrait of 21st Century England

The Allotment; The Davey family, Middlezoy, Somerset, Credit: Matt Writtle 2017.

This exhibition showcases some of the photographs in Matt Writtle’s new book. For the past decade,  Writtle has been photographing people across the nation on Sundays to explore how weekly routines reflect our increasingly secular society.

What: Photography exhibition

When: November 2 – 7 | Friday-Tuesday 10am-5pm

Where: A-side B-side Gallery, 352 Mare St, London E8 1HR | Nearest station: Hackney Central


Photography Collection Visit: Andrew Carnegie Birthplace Museum

The Scottish Society for the History of Photography are planning a visit to the Andrew Carnegie Birthplace Museum. The collection there includes photographs of 19th century India alongside architectural photographs by Frances Benjamin Johnston. The event is primarily for the members of the Scottish Society for the History of Photography but non-members can contact the museum’s Curator at: curatorial@carnegiebirthplace.com

What: Photography collection visit

When: November 10 | 11am-12pm

Where: Andrew Carnegie Birthplace Museum, Moodie Street, Dunfermline, KY12 7PL

Price: Free



Naked Britain

Credit: Amelia Allen

Fashion photographer Amelia Allen is holding a photography exhibition to mark the launch of her new book, Naked Britain, which explores naturism in Britain today. The photographs, which make our list of photography things to do this week, were taken over the last two years.

What: Exhibition accompanying book launch

When: November 4 – 8 | 12-7pm

Where: Herrick Gallery, 93 Picadilly, Mayfair, London, W1J 7NQ  


Sean Street – Camera Obscura: Poetry, Radio & Photography

This talk by poet and radio broadcaster Sean Street will be talking about the relationship between his poetry and the sonic word, and how these relate to photography. His talk will take place at the Open Eye Gallery in Liverpool.

What: Photography talk

When: November 8 | 6-8pm

Where: Open Eye Gallery, 19 Mann Island, Liverpool, L3 1BP

Price: Free, just register


Enter our cover competition!

Do you want your photo on the cover of Amateur Photographer? Enter our competition for your chance to see your image on the shelves, alongside a Billingham Hadley Pro bag, worth £200, courtesy of Billingham (www.billingham.co.uk), and an A3 print of the finished design, courtesy of PermaJet (www.permajet.com). For all the entry requirements and terms and conditions, check out our dedicated page.

What: Photography competition

When: Now – November 26, 2017

Where: You can enter here